Founded in 1935 by Friedrich Schleich in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Schleich is one of the biggest toy manufacturers in Germany today and the leading international provider of realistic animal figures. The design of the figures and play worlds, the manufacturing of the production tools and also the quality and safety tests are performed in Germany to this day. Production is carried out at the company’s headquarters in Schwäbisch Gmünd as well as other production sites abroad.
The Schleich® Brand
At Schleich we believe that promoting creativity and a rich imagination is one of the most valuable gifts you can give a child. The best part of it is: a child’s creativity as well as their imagination develop almost by themselves with the right playing concepts.
Facts and Figures
Founded in 1935 by Friedrich Schleich in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Schleich is one of the biggest toy manufacturers in Germany today and the leading international provider of realistic animal figures.
Quality and safety count
We are proud of all our figures, but especially of their quality and safety. And for us, quality begins right at the start.
You can find our Schleich products in more than 50 countries across the globe at a total of around 40,000 individual points of sale.
Schleich® in the News
See why media outlets keep including Schleich® on their lists of top toys.
Award Winning Products
Schleich® ranks high on the top toy lists year after year. Award winning Schleich® products are sure to make the perfect gift!
Immerse yourself in the history of our company and explore the development process of our high-quality and unique Schleich figurines - from the first draft to the finished product.